Recession in the industry means the future surge in unemployment. According to the minister of work and social policy Lyudmila Denisova, since the beginning of November the number of the unemployed in the country increased by 54 thousand people whereas for all October of officially registered unemployed became more only on 23 thousand. Now in the employment center on the account there are 614 thousand citizens. According to the minister, the highest unemployment rate (more than 8%) is recorded in the Nikolaev, Cherkassk, Zhitomir, Hmelnitsky, Ternopol, Rovno and Chernovitsky areas. The lowest unemployment rate in Kiev - 2,9%. Denisova reported that, according to preliminary forecasts, unemployment rate in Ukraine in 2009 will reach 7,5% according to the optimistic forecast, and 8,5% - on pessimistic whereas on the eve of crisis it made about 6%.
We will remind, the other day the head of the Nikolaev regional center of employment N. Vorona declared that in the Nikolaev area with unemployment everything is all right.